Butt in – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To butt in is to interrupt someone who is talking.

Examples of use:

1. We tried to talk to Natalie at Sam’s party, but Peter kept butting in.

2. Arthur is so annoying. He always butts in when people are talking.

3. Don’t butt in while your father is talking to you!

4. He started to tell her about his day, but she butted in and talked about hers instead.

infinitive
butt in
present simple
butt in and butts in
-ing form
butting in
past simple
butted in
past participle
butted in

Can you write a sentence with the phrasal verb ‘butt in‘?

Do you think it is rude to butt in when people are talking?

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